(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)
A 41 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for murder is the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force “Fugitive of the Week”. Javier Oropesa, who is from East Chicago, but who has ties to Mexico and the southern California area, is wanted for the 1998 murder of Alex Martinez. Oropesa is described as a white male, 5'06”, weighing 144 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on Javier Oropesa and his whereabouts may contact task force investigators by calling toll-free (888) 805-6119 or by texting “capture” to Tip411 (847411). All tipsters will remain anonymous.
# # #